leap lab 

(Light Engineering and Applied Photonics) 

The research focus of LEAP Lab (Light Engineering and Applied bioPhotonics) is interdisciplinary in nature, primarily in the field of Medical Optics. It addresses the challenges in biomedical diagnostic devices, including microscopic and macroscopic investigations of cells and tissues. The current emphasis of the group is on developing novel optical tools for intraoperative cancer margin assessment, intraoral cancer probe, and transvaginal imaging probe.

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02/07/2024: Register for 2nd Edition of Winter School on Biomedical Optics, to be held between 6-10th January, 2025 at IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai. 

06/05/2024: Register for online short-term training course (5 days) from 8th July, 2024 to 12th July, 2024 on “Modeling Optical Physics using COMSOL Multiphysics®

15/03/2024: The team for developing GynoSight, a multispectral transvaginal imaging probe was awarded 2nd Prize in Oral Presentation – Faculty Research in Progress at the 9th Annual JIPMER Research Day, 2024

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Dr. Uttam M. Pal

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering 

IIITDM Kancheepuram-Chennai

Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road

Chennai- 600127

Contact Information

Office: 119 J, Laboratory Complex

Email id: uttampal-at-iiitdm.ac.in

​Tele: (+91) ​44 2747 6136